Why Investors Are Suing Under Antitrust, Futures Laws
April 27, 2016
By Carol V. Gilden and Michael B. Eisenkraft
Published in Law360
Having diversified their portfolios beyond U.S. stocks and bonds, today’s institutional investors are now diversifying the legal tools they use to protect those investments. In cases where markets were manipulated, some pension funds are suing under antitrust laws and the Commodity Exchange Act to recover losses and make rigged markets more efficient.
While many of these alternative investment cases are still in their nascent stages, early results offer investors hope.